Royals finish another year with losing record
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The season began with the Kansas City Royals toting along the slogan, "Our Time," a reference to the young and enthusiastic players who have slowly matriculated through their farm system.
There were expectations of the first winning season in eight years and, if everything fell right, the first playoff appearance since 1985, the longest drought in the major leagues.
Then reality hit: Injuries piled up before the season began, a 12-game losing streak forced them ...
Read full story